HYPERBARIC FACILITY SAFETY Reprinted Due to Popular Demand


Edited by W.T. Workman

Now back in print by popular request, this title is a necessity for the preparedness of every wound care and hyperbaric facility. This book will help to reduce your liability in the workplace, and will become an integral part of your on-site reference library. Recent tragic accidents in the national and international hyperbaric medicine community have focused attention on the need for more comprehensive information on this multi-faceted topic.

Hyperbaric facility safety is a complex issue that covers an extremely broad range of topics: safe engineering design practices, regulatory guidance, training, staffing, maintenance, operational procedures, etc. This book was written to create a comprehensive document to assist established hyperbaric programs, serve as a safety primer for developing programs throughout the world, and to help cultivate the mindset vital to maintaining a safe environment for staff and patients alike.

On the recommended reading list for facility certification, the information contained in this publication applies both to operational and clinical wound care and hyperbaric facilities.

Topics Covered:
General Considerations for Hyperbaric Facilities
Hyperbaric Systems
Hyperbaric System Maintenance
Fire in the Hyperbaric Environment
Hyperbaric Mishap Analysis
A Practical Approach to Hyperbaric Safety

Book No. M0997, $129.99 (regular price $146.50)
754 pages, diagrams, charts, references
Note: Pre-publication price $99.99 for orders received prior to 3/31/2010

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2010 New Centers

Feb 9, 2010 – South Lyon, MI – Oxford Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center on Tecumseh Road

Feb 8, 2010 – Odessa, TX – Odessa Regional Medical Center

Feb 8, 2010 – Anderson, IN – Community Hospital introduces hyperbaric chamber

Jan 29, 2010 – Sellersville, PA – Hospital’s wound care center to open Feb. 1

Jan 28, 2010 – Bethpage NY – New Island Hospital in Bethpage Opens Wound Care and Hyperbaric Unit

Jan 28, 2010 – Langhorne PA – St. Mary opens Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center

Jan 27, 2010 – Lake Success, NY – The North Shore-LIJ Health System Opens Hyperbaric Center

Jan 27, 2010 – San Marcos, TX – Central Texas Medical Center Opens Wound Healing Center

Jan 22, 2010 – Portland, ME – Hyperbaric therapy new to Portland

Jan 22, 2010 – Lansing, MI – Ingham Regional Medical Center Adds Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Jan 19, 2010 – Utica, NY – St. E’s gets new equipment to help treat major wounds

Jan 18, 2010 – San Marcos, TX – Central Texas Medical Center expands wound-healing capabilities

Jan 14, 2010 – Haverhill, MA – Merrimack Valley Hospital’s new Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center

Jan 6, 2010 – Bucyrus, OH – Bucyrus Community Hospital